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Circulating screenshot purportedly from Mark Zuckerberg

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Circulating screenshot purportedly from Mark Zuckerberg

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social media
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Mostly Incorrect
However, scrolling through Zuckerberg's official Facebook page, the post is non-existent. The screenshot making rounds was photoshopped from a statement released by Zuckerberg three days back in which he was apologizing for the massive outage of Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram that lasted for nearly six hours on 4th October 2021.

A screenshot  purportedly by Mark Zuckerberg, the Chief Executive officer of Facebook has surfaced on social media.

In the screenshot, it is alleged that Zuckerberg said that Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram and messenger to shut down again.

“Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and messenger to shutdown again for 168jhrs(7days).I apologize for the disruption. I know how much you rely on our services to stay connected with the people you care about. We will start our upgrade on Wednesday October 6th 2021-1300hrs”.

However, scrolling through Zuckerberg’s official Facebook page, the post is non-existent.

The screenshot making rounds was photoshopped from a statement released by Zuckerberg three days back in which he was apologizing for the massive outage of Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram that lasted for nearly six hours on 4th October 2021.